Report: Legal Marijuana Industry Employs Over 240,000 Full-Time Workers

Report: Legal Marijuana Industry Employs Over 240,000 Full-Time Workers

Jobs in the state-licensed cannabis industry rose 15 percent during the past 12 months, and the industry now employs over 243,000 full-time workers, according to data compiled by Leafly.com. According to its 2020 report, the regulated cannabis industry added 33,700 new jobs over the past year. States adding the greater number of new cannabis-related jobs were Massachusetts (10,266 jobs) and Oklahoma (7,300 jobs). Overall, the total number of full-time jobs in the licensed cannabis industry has doubled since 2017. “The refusal [of the federal government] to acknowledge the existence of legal cannabis jobs is a powerful act of shaming and…

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